Tarot of the Secret Forest: The Minor Arcana

For me, the minor arcana of Secret Forest is truly the highlight of the deck. The major arcana is absolutely beautiful, but the way the four suits become manifested in the world of the lush Secret Forest, riddled with their respective elemental energies, animal totems and colours–I find myself transported into a different realm. Like … More Tarot of the Secret Forest: The Minor Arcana

Exploring Lucia Mattioli’s Tarot of the Secret Forest

Last year, I blogged about my first impressions towards “Tarot of the Secret Forest” by Lucia Mattioli. Since then, I have moved on to work with other decks and set it aside. Yesterday, I decided to return and re-enter the Secret Forest that once deeply fascinated me. Needlessly to say I feel in love with … More Exploring Lucia Mattioli’s Tarot of the Secret Forest

Faeries don’t care much about spread positions: working with Brian Froud’s Faerie Oracle

I’ve been working with Brian Froud’s Faeries Oracle lately. Needless to say I’m in love withย this amazing deck. ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve made an interesting discovery: faeries don’t seem to give a crap about spread positions–maybe that’s why the guidebook doesn’t offer specific spreads that correspond with the faerie theme. It does offer suggestions of various “shapes” … More Faeries don’t care much about spread positions: working with Brian Froud’s Faerie Oracle